The autumn crisp is on its way, which means it’s time for another kind of crisp: apples. Apple pies, apple cider, apple brews, apple donuts, applesauce, apple cobbler… yum. 🙌
Oh my gourdness, you can’t forget to mention pumpkin patches, either. Jack-o-lanterns, corn mazes, hayrides, haunted houses… festive. 👻
Check out one (or all) of these seven farms, orchards, or pumpkin patches around Lexington to satisfy all your fall cravings.
📍 966 Hickman Hill Rd., Frankfort, KY
🗓️ Sept. 2- Oct. 31
⏰ Mon.-Sat. 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.- 6 p.m.
💰 Price of picks
🎃 Take a wagon ride to the 20-acre pumpkin patch, visit with farm animals, stroll through the two-acre corn maze, or stop by the farm stand and purchase a variety of fall must-haves.
📍1113 Tates Creek Rd., Richmond, KY
🗓️Sept. 25-Oct. 30
⏰Mon.-Sun. 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
💰Price of picks + paid events
🎃 Pick your pumpkin on their 10 acre patch and head back to the farm for locally produced foods, horse rides, pony rides, barrel cart rides, and explore the corn maze.
📍 623 Talmage Mayo Rd., Harrodsburg, KY
🗓️Sept. 10-Oct. 31
⏰Fri. 2-10 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-10 p.m, Sun. 1-5 p.m.
🎃Get a pumpkin with your admission ticket and also enjoy hayrides, duck races, corn crib, giant swing, barnyard animals, board games, and more at no additional cost.
📍 877 Cincinnati Rd., Georgetown, KY
🗓️ Sept. 11-Oct. 31
⏰ Sept.11-19: Mon.-Sat. 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun. 12-6 p.m.
Sept.20-Oct. 31: Mon. Thurs. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Fri.-Sat. 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Sun. 12-7 p.m.
💰 $13.99-$24.99 admission
🍎 Enjoy hayrides, Spooky Farm HouseSM , Sky High Slide, Bunnyville, Pumpkin Vine Zip Lines, Chutes and Slides, Paintball Target Shooting, Miniature Golf, Corn Maze, Petting Zoo, and more.
📍1396 Pinckard Pike, Versailles, KY
🗓️ Check their website for up-to-date information for open dates
⏰ Tues.-Sun. 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
💰 $3 U-pick admission + price of your picks
🍎 Enjoy over 30 varieties of apples, strawberries, and pumpkins in the store or spend the afternoon at the kid’s playground or renting on of their bonfire sites.
📍198 Stone Rd., Georgetown, KY
⏰Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. 12-5 p.m.
💰Price of picks + paid activities
🍎 Pick your own apples and stop by the Farm Fun event to hang out with friendly barnyard animals and the kid’s play area.
📍239 Lail Ln., Paris, KY
🗓️ Check their Facebook Page for availability
⏰Mon., Wed., Fri., + Sat.: 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
💰Price of picks
🍎Pick some fresh apples or berries, walk down the Reed Valley nature trail \ nestled between a rippling creek and swaying cedars, or enjoy the goods in their country store.
Have you been to any of these orchards + farms, and if so, which one do you recommend? Have a go-to spot not on the list? Comment on the article and let us know. And remember, tag us in your photos on Instagram, Facebook + Twitter during all your fall fun. 🧡
Disclaimer: Before heading out to one of these farms, orchards, or pumpkin patches, we recommend contacting them ahead of time just to make sure they are still fully stocked + operating. Some locations may close down operations once the pumpkins are gone.